About 600 new jobs are now being filled for a massive Home Depot facility in Locust Grove, according to an announcement by Gov. Brian Kemp’s office last week.

The Atlanta-based company is building three new warehousing facilities in the metro area, one of which is at 3150 Hwy. 42 in Locust Grove and totals 657,600 square feet. The Henry, DeKalb and Fulton locations are part of about 150 new facilities planned across the United States, a $1.2 billion investment that is expected to expand the company’s current same-day and next-day delivery options to 90 percent of the U.S. population.

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